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Did you know about the change in the law for mobile phone use whilst driving?

Changes that come into effect on 25th March 2022 - dont get caught out!

25th Mar 2022
Michael Seggie
Did you know about the change in the law for mobile phone use whilst driving?

Did you know about the change in the law for mobile phone use whilst driving?

 

With some big changes and closing of loopholes coming into force on 25/03/2022 the link to the House of Commons Library article is below and we recommend you familiarise yourself with the rule changes.

 

In brief the meaning of ‘using’ a phone will be expanded to cover the following:

  • illuminating the screen
  • checking the time
  • checking notifications
  • unlocking the device
  • making, receiving, or rejecting a telephone or internet based call
  • sending, receiving or uploading oral or written content
  • sending, receiving or uploading a photo or video
  • utilising camera, video, or sound recording
  • drafting any text
  • accessing any stored data such as documents, books, audio files, photos, videos, films, playlists, notes or messages
  • accessing an app
  • accessing the internet

 

To read the full article on the Changes in the law on driving while using a mobile phone click HERE.

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